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2.5 of 5 Motel   |   1008 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Coquina On The Beach
Ranked #24 of 48 hotels in Sarasota
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Fulton, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are looking for a modern, glitzy hotel, read no farther. This one is not for you. BUT, if you want a clean, comfortable little place right on the beach with a hospitable staff, check out Coquina on the Beach at Lido Beach near Sarasota, FL. Our stay there was wonderful. It is an old, family owned hotel built... More

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Ocoee, Florida
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124 reviews 124 reviews
28 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at this hotel now for almost 8 years straight once or twice a year. I love having a little kitchen and as far as location, it's spot on. I will say that this time we had some issues with housekeeping actually the past two times we have stayed there have been a lack of detail or they... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Coquina with my family and my dogs. We all enjoyed our stay! It was so relaxing and such a peaceful environment. It was exactly what we all needed. I have a very big dog and I never find a hotel that allows him to stay. Coquina was so welcoming and it felt like home. Everything was clean. The... More

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Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This small motel, located on the Gulf of Mexico, is the best place for a vacation if you have kids or pets, or even if you do not. Beautiful pool, private beach, walking distance to St. Armand's Circle, a pleasant stroll to the nature sanctuary, professional and courteous staff, even the housekeeping staff is superb. Coquina is always updating the... More

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CoquinaGM, Manager at Coquina On The Beach, responded to this review

Sandy A., Thank you for your recent review of our property. We’re so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit and found our property to be the perfect spot for your vacation summer after summer. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and others on this site. We hope you’ll be back again soon!... More

Statesville, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

It was a wonderful beach so much better than ormond beach . The people that worked there was so nice and anything I ask for I got (towels etc) my dogs loved it too. I wished I had gotten a beach shore room but it was ok. The bed was very nice best bed I ever slept in other than... More

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CoquinaGM, Manager at Coquina On The Beach, responded to this review

Dorothy G., Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review about your recent visit at our property. We’re always pleased to hear when a guest has found our beach and accommodations so enjoyable! When you return, we’ll have to make sure we get you into a room on the beach and with a flat screen TV!... More

Coral Springs, Florida, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This was our third visit to this place, unfortunately not the best visit. This place maintenance has gone really bad.To start the frig was dirty as i was not cleaned for a while. The kitchen sink smell rotten food, The door of the cabinet below the kitchen sink was loose., The Bathtub was clogged with hair and the water would... More

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CoquinaGM, Manager at Coquina On The Beach, responded to this review

Julio M., Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit to our hotel. I am very sorry to hear about the various issues you experienced during your most recent stay. It is especially disappointing when you’ve stayed with us before and have previously had such a pleasant experience. I apologize that this recent visit... More

Louisville, Kentucky
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69 reviews 69 reviews
19 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I have been staying at Coquina on the Beach for over 30 years and will continue to stay here. This is not an elaborate resort but we love it. It is located directly on the beach. All rooms have full kitchens. It is clean, in an excellent location, friendly staff, pet friendly, and reasonable rates. We have stayed in the... More

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CoquinaGM, Manager at Coquina On The Beach, responded to this review

Travelmo M., Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review and especially for your patronage to our hotel over the last 30+ years! We wouldn’t be here without all of our wonderful return guests year after year. Thank you again! We hope that you’ll continue to stay with us for many more! More

Sparta, Georgia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We have been here many times and love it. The entire family comes down for the week. We always stay in beach view rooms, which are clean and well maintained. The staff is very friendly and deals with problems promptly. Steps from the beach. Pet friendly. On weekends tend to get a bit lively and noisy. Love this place!

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CoquinaGM, Manager at Coquina On The Beach, responded to this review

Sherry H. & Family, It is our pleasure summer after summer for you and your family to return to stay with us! We always look forward to your arrival! We’re so glad you all have been enjoying your vacations on Lido Beach with us year after year! We’re also glad you’ve enjoyed the updates in our Beachview Bldg, Suites. See... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Wonderful feeling like being back at my Island. Many palm trees everywhere, and shade! Some rooms are kept better than others. Pool or ocean view are better than garden view. Good for family vacations, but make sure you get groceries before checking in. No restaurants or convenience stores within walking distance.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We stayed here because we have a senior dog and did not want to put him in a kennel.it was outdated and kind of run down but it was clean.was quiet the first couple of nights so we were willing to overlook the rest.then godzilla and friends moved upstairs.this motel will put as many people in a room as they... More

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Address: 1008 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Coquina On The Beach 2.5*
Also Known As:
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
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Quaint, old-Florida style beach hotel on Gulf of Mexico with studio and suite efficiencies. Nestled on beautiful Lido Key in Sarasota, FL, just minutes from renowned St. Armanda's Circle and Downtown Sarasota. ... more   less 
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